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Asphalt Maintenance Budgeting Tips for Property Managers

The COVID-19 pandemic put maintenance on hold for many property managers as they’ve been forced to stay up to date on the evolving changes in local and state laws that impact lease management, eviction policies, safety measures and more.   Savvy property managers know that maintenance can’t be neglected for long, especially when it comes to driveways and parking lot maintenance.  Find out how  to create an accurate paving budget during these especially challenging times.

Is Your Parking Lot ADA Compliant?

Planning to stripe or re-stripe your parking lot? Make sure you know the ADA requirements. Among other things, businesses must provide accessible parking spaces ranging from 1 parking space to a percentage of total spots in the parking lot. Compliance for these standards is federally required for businesses and public entities when it is readily achievable to do so and failure to comply can result in costly fines or potential lawsuits.  Here’s a summary of what’s required. 

Prolong the life of your asphalt Parking Lot 

The best way to prolong the life of your asphalt parking lot is regular maintenance that includes crack filling, sealcoating, and asphalt patching, when needed.  Click here for more info. 

Do’s and Don’ts for Employers in the Time of COVID-19

As coronavirus restrictions ease, some companies are facing conflicts with employees who are tentative about returning. Can an employer insist an employee come back to work? It depends on the reason the employee doesn’t want to (or can’t) come in. If the employee’s reason is protected by law, then no. If it’s not protected, then perhaps.   As an employer, is this a fight you want to pick right now?   Read more here. 

BBB Business Tip: A small business owner’s guide to collecting unpaid debts

For many small businesses, cash flow is especially tight right now.  So what happens when a client doesn’t respond to payment reminders, or simply refuses to pay?  Here’s some options from the Better Business Bureau to collect unpaid funds.

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